Duodenal duplication presenting as relapsing pancreatitis in an adult.

@article{Abrams1984DuodenalDP,
  title={Duodenal duplication presenting as relapsing pancreatitis in an adult.},
  author={Judith Z Abrams and J Joseph Connon},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1984},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={360-2}
}
The first case of relapsing acute pancreatitis due to a tubular duodenal duplication is reported. The duplication is believed to have filled with secretions and intermittently impinged on and obstructed the pancreatic ductular system producing a clinical picture of relapsing acute pancreatitis. The increased pressure within the duplication also produced pressure necrosis of the mucosa lining the duplication with resultant hemorrhage and iron-deficiency anaemia. The diagnosis was made… CONTINUE READING